His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf
opens Saudi Pavilion exhibition at London International Book Fair 2015
His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf bin Abdulaziz, Ambassador of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques in the United Kingdom opens on Tuesday the Saudi pavilion at the London International Book Fair (14-16/04/2015), with the participation of a number of Saudi Arabian Publishing houses, national libraries, universities and government institutions.
The Ministry of Education, represented by the Cultural Bureau in cooperation with the embassy in London is organizing the Saudi Pavilion in coordination with the Department of the exhibition in London and with publishing houses and government agencies taking part in London International Book Fair.
Saudi Arabia’s participation is the eighth of its kind in a row. The fair is held on a regular basis in the spring of each year, which is in the nature of the global market to negotiate the sale and purchase of the copyright and distribution, printing, translation, and through the audio-visual media and digital convergence technologies. It is also a chance to meet authors, publishers, and businessmen interested in the book industry to learn about the cultural movement at the local and global levels, as well as the intellectual activity and the new technologies in the era of globalization.
The London International Book Fair, compared to other exhibitions and other book fairs can be seen as presenting the opportunity to highlight and display the technical development of the industry, reading and audio-visual books, in addition to the copyright trade, where publishers are working to participate annually to get the best Copyright quotas, while owners of copyright works are able to make deals to sell to participating publishing houses.
Visitors of London International Book Fair include agents, who represent international authors and are looking to sell and buy print contents of recorded material acoustically and materials presented on television and movie rights, as well as publishers who include small publishing companies, and medium-sized companies and major publications that hold sale and purchase transactions Copyrights and export sales at the national level, as well as British and foreign libraries, publishing companies competent production, distribution, technical and creativity within the UK and abroad that are looking for effective solutions to their business needs.
The exhibition has allocated sites for cultural aspects of interest to specialists during the fair, including: Digital Region: dealing with digital books, and audio versions, and network systems, and electronic reading devices. In addition to offers to buy digital books at nominal prices as an encouragement to the phenomenon of e-readers. In addition to the children's creativity and that means providing the latest innovations educational knowledge of the child the fair provides an opportunity for the public to meet some of the authors of children's books Theatre.